2015. WITH SIR TOM STOPPARD IN SKOPJE, MACEDONIA

 

 

On 15th October 2015 Sir Tom Stoppard received the 2015 Tabernakul Prize for Literature in Skopje, Macedonia.

On that occasion I had the honour of making a short speech about his achievements. Here is that text, called Sizing Up Eternity.

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SIZING UP ETERNITY

Овој текст е напишан по повод и во чест на книжевната награда Табернакул која Сер Том Стопард ја прими во Скопје на 15 октомври 2015.

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МЕРКАЊЕ НА ВЕЧНОСТА

 

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IMG_5212At the famous Church of St.Panteleimon at Nerezi, Skopje, Macedonia.

 

 

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This photograph was taken during an interview with Sir Tom in front of 150 students of the English Department and the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at the University of Ss Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, Macedonia. The video recording of the full two-hour-long interview is available on the top of the page.

 

 

 

Meeting the students

Meeting the students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Award Ceremony at which Sir Tom received his Tabernakul Prize and at which I made a speech in his honour. The other prize was awarded to Herta Muiller, the Nobel Prize winner for literature for 2009.

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The Award Ceremony

 

 

 

 

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At the Tabernakul Bookshop with Lady Stoppard and Pat Marsh

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In front of the Tabernakul bookshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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London 29.9.2015

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London 29.9.2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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London 29.9.2015